In our closest Fabric Of the Week contest ever, Lisa Mirella's "Electronic Castaways" design has defeated Cean Irminger's "Shy Ness" monster by exactly one vote. Whew. Given current events in the Gulf of Mexico, it might have been appropriate to photograph the nautical winner with an oil stain seeping across the fabric... but that would have been a downer, no? Read more about <a href="http://blog.spoonflower.com/2010/07/milktooths-castaways-edge-out-cean-irmingers-shy-ness-monster-by-a-single-vote.html">Milktooth's Castaways Edge Out Cean Irminger's Shy Ness Monster By A Single Vote</a>.
We love gardening, and there's nothing that delights us more than our little herb plants! We love picking a few fresh mint leaves or rosemary sprigs with our own hands and adding them straight to a pitcher of iced tea or a bowl of pasta. This week, create a fabric design that celebrates the traditional herb garden. Previews will be sized as quarter yards (21" x 18"). Deadline for entry is Tuesday, July 22nd, 2014.
Match point! Create a fabric design that celebrates the sport of tennis. Previews will be sized as quarter yards (21" x 18"). Deadline for entry is Tuesday, July 29th, 2014.
Back to school already? This week create a design depicting the most necessary school accessory--the trusty backpack. Previews will be sized as quarter yards (21" x 18"). Deadline for entry is Tuesday, August 5th, 2014.
Ah, the great outdoors. There's nothing like a hike down a mountain trail to lift your spirits and get your blood pumping. This contest celebrates the gear, the scenes, and the spirit of hiking. All designs submitted must use a restricted palette (visible <a href="http://blog.spoonflower.com/upcoming-spoonflower-contests.html">here</a>) and previews will be shown at (21" x 18"). Deadline for entry is August 14th, 2014.
Instructions and rules for our weekly fabric design contests appear on our upcoming contests page .